Taipei Protests/ Misgovernance In China/ Taiwan And China Economies

by Hon. David Kilgour, JD. Dear fellow democrats, Permit me to congratulate the many thousands of you for having demonstrated your principles to be outside the Yuan every day for almost three weeks in rain and shine. I understand that public support for your “Sunflower Student Movement”, the coalition of students, academics, civic organizations and…

International Transplant Community Raises Voice Against China’s Abuses

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times | April 7, 2014 Two foremost international transplant organizations have penned an open letter to Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, calling China’s system of organ transplantation corrupt and “scorned by the international community,” while exhorting the Party leader to make thoroughgoing changes. The publication of the missive jointly signed by…

Students Object to Award for Chinese Transplant Official

By Carol Wickenkamp, Epoch Times | April 1, 2014 Hong Kong University (HKU) defended its honorary doctorate award this month to one of the architects of China’s highly criticized organ transplant system after the University of Hong Kong Students’ Union criticized the decision.  After meeting with China’s former vice minister for health, Huang Jiefu, the union issued the critical…

Issue of China’s Forced Organ Harvesting from Falun Gong Raised at UNHRC

By Omid Ghoreishi, Epoch Times | March 31, 2014 The Chinese regime’s macabre practice of killing Falun Gong practitioners for their organs was raised before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva recently by the Vancouver-based Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada. Speaking at a session reviewing the UNHRC’s report on China’s human rights record, Vani Selvarajah of Lawyer’s…

Chinese React Against Organ Harvesting Crimes

China Forbidden News l Mar 28, 2014 Exposure is growing about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners. Nearly 1.5 million people globally have signed a petition calling for the CCP’s live organ harvesting practices to end. In China, people have also started a wave of petitions, and are demanding an…

Organ Harvest Concerns Raised as Chinese Leader Visits Europe

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times | March 26, 2014 An organization in Europe has sought to put organ harvesting in China at the top of the agenda during the current trip to Europe of Chinese Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping. Xi arrived in Europe on March 22. He met with U.S. President Barack Obama on March 24…

David Matas Speaks About Organ Harvesting in Finland

Finland Gets a Taste of Chinese Communist Political Struggle By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times | March 19, 2014 The small Nordic country of Finland was recently treated to a peculiar piece of political theater: A Chinese woman was kicked out of its anti-immigration party for being too discriminatory. This particular conflict had its genesis in an unassuming email…

Woman of Courage Award for Ukrainian Singer and Protest Leader

Ruslana Lyzychko, Ukrainian protest leader, encouraged Chinese people to rise up against the pathologies of the communist regime, like illegal organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners who are killed for profit. Ruslana Lyzychko, the most successful Ukrainian singer and winner of the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine in 2004, received the International Women of Courage…

Illinois Asks US to Investigate Organ Harvesting From Falun Gong

By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times | March 5, 2014 The House of Representatives of the state of Illinois passed a resolution in late February that called on the U.S. government to investigative the source of tens of thousands of organ transplants in China, many of them thought to have come from practitioners of Falun Gong who were murdered…

In China, Harvesting Organs Is Government Policy

MEP Niccolò Rinaldi is a member of the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament. Organ trafficking is one of the most important issues government agencies and human rights organizations are fighting on an international scale due to the international criminal networks which profit from the sale of human organs. One of the tragedies of…

World Says No to Forced Organ Harvesting in China

By Stephen Gregory, Epoch Times | December 25, 2013 The end of 2013 saw a wave of efforts by individuals and governments to condemn the practice of forced organ harvesting in China, suggesting 2014 will see more being done to stop this crime against humanity. The most visible sign of this new momentum was a petition circulated by…

Blogger in China Mentions Organ Harvesting and Is Arrested

A blogger from Shanxi Province in north-central China was recently arrested for warning on Weibo (a twitter-like platform popular in China) that forced organ harvesting has been occurring in the area in which he lives. Mr. Han, 41 years old, is from Wenshui County. He used his cellphone to blog the information of several cases…

History on View in Strasbourg: MEPs Speak for Resolution Condemning Organ Harvesting in China (+Video)

By Stephen Gregory, Epoch Times | December 14, 2013 The European Parliament meeting in Strasbourg, France on Dec. 12 passed a resolution that condemns the practice of forced organ harvesting in China. This video shows a selection of European Parliament members speaking in the debate in support of the resolution. The resolution received broad-based support from five different political groups. Parliament members…

Celebrating International Human Rights Day

By Robin Kemker, Epoch Times | December 12, 2013 LOS ANGELES—On Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) held a press conference in front of the People’s Republic of China consulate in Los Angeles. “1.5 million people from more than 50 countries and 160 U.S. Congress members call upon the United Nations High Commissioner…

Discussion at French National Assembly: Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism

By Laurent Gey, Epoch Times | December 11, 2013 PARIS—A panel discussion on organ transplant trafficking and tourism at the French National Assembly addressed the ethical issues involved in organ trafficking abroad, and, in particular, in China. The panel, which took place Nov. 27, was led by Member of Parliament for the Bouches-du-Rhône Valérie Boyer and by Dr. Harold…

1.5 Million in 53 Countries Say ‘No’ to Organ Harvesting in China

By Epoch Times | December 10, 2013 A grass-roots movement that has spanned 5 continents and 53 countries reached a climax Monday morning in Geneva when a delegation from the organization Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting formally presented to the office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights a petition that has garnered almost 1.5 million signatures. The…